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Monica Cavender, center, an associate professor in the School of Education at Quinnipiac University, speaks to teacher candidates on Quinnipiac’s North Haven Campus. Photo by Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Education recognized for national excellence

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that the School of Education at Quinnipiac University is one of 39 providers from 16 states and Puerto Rico to receive accreditation for its educator preparation programs.

Quinnipiac University’s School of Medicine to host Dermatology in Education, Research and Medicine (D.E.R.M) conference, ‘Dermatology in Historically Marginalized Populations,’ on Nov. 12

The conference, which is funded by Netter’s Inclusion and Diversity Council, will focus primarily on healthcare disparities in dermatology. The panelists are Dr. Alaina James, Dr. Brett Sloan, and Dr. Roxana Daneshjou.

North Haven’s Rep. Yaccarino, House Republican Leader Rep. Candelora and Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Rep. Fishbein to Host Juvenile Justice Forum

Representatives Yaccarino, Candelora, and Fishbein will discuss changes to Connecticut laws over the last ten years, the most recent data, details of the House Republican’s plan to address the problem through legislation, and answer residents’ questions about this issue.

Winter Clothing Drive to Benefit Veterans in Need

With colder temperatures on the way, Rep. Yaccarino is collecting donations of NEW thermal underwear, sweatshirts, sweatpants, warm hats, gloves, and heavy winter socks.

Fall 2021 Curbside Leaf Pickup

Curbside leaf pickup begins Nov. 1st and runs through Nov. 26th. Click here for complete schedule.

North Haven to Receive Grant Fund for Local Improvements

The funds granted to North Haven will be used for improvements at Temple Pines, a Senior Living Complex.

Series of free intergenerational conversations between members of the LGBT community and their allies starts Oct. 21

The conversations will feature facilitated small group discussions between younger and older LGBT adults and allies who will talk about a wide variety of topics including ageism, relationships, community, identity and language.

(L-R) Jenn Gaetano, Chris Gaetano, Jen Merck, RJ Notaro, Dave Falasco, Frankie Scarano, Dave Grudberg, Antonio Scarano, Brenda Howlett, Matt Howlett, Steve Blumenthal

NHSC Renames Program in Honor of James and Brenda Howlett

The North Haven Soccer Club is pleased and honored to rename the kickstart program to the James and Brenda Howlett Kickstart program.

Quinnipiac University students from area among 100 participants selected to compete in prestigious pitch competition

Quinnipiac has the second most finalists of any school in the competition, including Meghan Crocetto of Middlefield and Quinn Dallai of North Haven.

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 women. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S.

Sen. Cicarella Stands with Residents of the 34th District, Again Rejects Extension of Gov. Lamont’s Emergency Executive Powers

This is the sixth time that these powers have been extended, which will now total nearly two years of state government under emergency executive authority of Governor Lamont.

Yaccarino Awarded 100 Percent Pro-Business Voting Score by Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA)

State Representative Dave Yaccarino was recently recognized for his exceptional voting record in support of both Connecticut businesses and workers.